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Meftal forte during dengue
Hi Doctor, Is it safe to give meftal forte during dengue to bring down the temperature. My wife's temperature is not coming down beyond 102 degrees Celsius. Currently she is taking dolo 650 (6 hours interval). Thanks
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Not meftal She can take Ultracet Contact me on my private chat window for complete treatment of dengue and also prescription for all..
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You should give her tepid sponging to reduce the temperature and make sure she remains hydrated. If the fever is persistently high I would advise you to visit the nearest MD general medicine so that she can be evaluated and treated accordingly.
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Hi...the medication that u are taking currently has paracetamol and is the drug of choice in dengue..to bring down the temperature u can do sponging with cold water and continue taking dolo. Repeat platelet counts as advised by the doctor as that is the very crucial in dengue
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Adequate rest and repeat platelet counts at least once a day or as advised by doctor
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- adequate rest - plenty of fluids (water, tender coconut, juices,buttermilk) - cold water sponging for fever - continue paracetamol
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